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Insight: Rim Fire Impact / News Network / Joey Travolta / Dynamic Fuzz Bomb

Published August 27, 2013

Rim Fire Impact on Communities - Smoke from the massive Rim Fire has forced the closure of 22 schools across Tuolumne County. Capital Public Radio's Stockton Reporter Rich Ibarra reports K to 12 classes in the smokiest areas were closed Monday and could be closed past Tuesday. Rich joins us with more about the Rim Fire's impact on the region, including economic pros and cons.

News Network - Four firefighters battling the American Fire barely escaped the blaze with their lives. They've shared their story with Loomis News Editor Joyia Emard, who joins us to recount the narrow escape. Plus, Investigative Reporter for the Reno Gazette-Journal Martha Bellisle updates us on air quality from the Tahoe Summit to Downtown Reno. She'll also explain her investigation into NevadaĆ¢s policy of busing mentally ill patients to California.

Joey Travolta - Writer, director and actor Joey Travolta (brother of John Travolta) will be opening a new film studio in Sacramento this September that features a film studies program for people with developmental disabilities. Travolta joins us to discuss Inclusion Films and its upcoming production, "Through the Heart of Tango," which will be screened Wednesday at the Crest Theater.

Dynamic Fuzz Bomb - Dynamic. Fuzzy. EXPLOSIVE. What else can you say about Sacramento band Dynamic Fuzz Bomb that they haven't already said about themselves with their name. The distortion-clad group of up-and-coming musicians is performing at Chalk It Up this Labor Day Weekend and is preparing to release the second album in a planned three-volume set.


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